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Creating Conversations

We know that when we foster open dialogue, our knowledge becomes deeper, our goals become clearer, and our kids become happier, healthier, and more resilient. That’s why we’re proud to offer our upcoming Creating Conversations speaker series!

                                            Creating Conversations Speaker Series

The Seven Hills School’s Creating Conversations is a series of events designed to engage as a community, with each other and with the help of experts in their fields, about raising bright, healthy, happy kids. We invite you, your family, and friends to join us for our upcoming events!

Feb. 10, 2022       7 p.m.             MindPeace and 1N5

Speaker: Dr. Stuart Slavin

For: Parents and friends for students of all ages.

Where: Zoom link to be provided at registration

What to Expect: More information coming soon!


Past Events

The Science of Sleep

Speaker: Dr. Sarah Hamill Skoch

For: Parents and friends of early childhood and Lower School students.

Where: The event was recorded and can be viewed here.

What to Expect: Did you know that losing just one hour from your usual sleep schedule can drastically impact your ability to function? Sleep, or lack thereof, can impact a child’s mood, behavior, and overall cognitive ability. Join behavioral health specialist and clinical psychologist Dr. Sarah Hamill Skoch for a Zoom discussion and Q&A about the effects of sleep on children.  

 

Strategies for Stress Management

Speaker: James Butler

For: Parents and friends of students of all ages.

Where: The Schiff Center. The event was recorded and can be viewed here.

What to Expect: There is no denying these are stressful times and the need for self and community care is at an all-time high. This experiential family night will center around mindfulness-based stress management strategies developed by early childhood educator and author James Butler. He will share tips, ideas, and mindfulness techniques with the Seven Hills School community.

 

The Wayfinder Curriculum

Speaker: The Wayfinder Team

For: Parents and friends of Upper School students.

Where: The event was recorded and can be viewed here.

What to Expect: Join us to learn about Wayfinder, the social-emotional learning curriculum currently taught to ninth- and 10th-graders at the Upper School. Wayfinder is a culturally responsive and comprehensive mental health program based on research conducted at the Stanford Center on Adolescence. The Wayfinder team will discuss the importance of social-emotional learning, the research that shapes the curriculum, and how parents can support the work started in school.

 

For more information about Seven Hills’ speaker series, please contact Angie Bielecki, school counseling department chair, at 513.728.2326 or angie.bielecki@7hills.org

Creating Conversations Zoom is password protected. A memo including the passcode will be sent to families upon registration.

 

 

 

To register and for more information about Seven Hills’ parenting speaker series, please contact Angie Bielecki, school counseling department chair, at 513.728.2326 or angie.bielecki@7hills.org.